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Letters: Jan. 20, 1961

Men of the Year Sir: How striking is the similarity between your Men of the Year (1960), the modern scientists, and the early Greek philosophers of 2,500...

New Administration: Open Mind

For a while, the chairmanship of the Atomic Energy Commission seemed to be the most unpopular top-level job in Washington: the AEC chairman must not only...

Milestones: Dec. 7, 1970

Born. To Alan Bates, 36, handsome star of Georgy Girl, The Fixer and Women in Love, currently playing Hamlet at the Nottingham Playhouse, and Victoria Bates,...

Medicine: The Ultimate Parasite

(See Cover) The millions of invaders are borne in by air or water. Judged by the ordinary signs of life—growth, motion, the need for food—they are dead. One...

Science: Proving the Past

Archaeology once appeared to be the domain of science fictioneers. The digger merely seemed to exercise his imagination in reverse. Instead of forecasting the...

Letters, may 25, 1959

The Tarheel State Sir: Like other enthusiastic Tarheels, I was greatly pleased with your May 4 article recognizing North Carolina's leadership in the South...

Milestones: Mar. 1, 1968

Died. 2nd Lieut. Richard W. Pershing, 24, grandson of World War 1's General of the Armies John J. ("Black Jack") Pershing; of combat wounds; near Quang Tri,...

Milestones: Sep. 29, 1967

Born. To Princess Joan of Luxembourg, 32, younger daughter of former Treasury Secretary C. Douglas Dillon, and Prince Charles, younger brother of Grand Duke...

Science: The Moth's Allure

One of nature's most baffling phenomena has been the extraordinary power of female moths to attract mates over long distances. In one experiment, a female...

Science: The Feynman Awards

In the tight little world of U.S. science, Caltech's Richard P. Feynman, 42, is almost as famed for far-out humor as for his professional accomplishments. One...

Science: The Secret of Life

(See Cover) Where did you come from, baby dear? Out of the everywhere into the here. Where did you get those eyes so blue? Out of the sky as I came through...

The Time News Quiz: State of the Union

(THIS TEST COVERS THE PERIOD NOVEMBER 1953 TO FEBRUARY 1954) Prepared by The Editors of TIME in collaboration with Alvin C. Eurich and Elmo C. Wilson ...

Books: Teller of Tales

DOROTHY AND RED by Vincent Sheean. 363 pages. Houghton Mufflin. $6.95. This memoir begins in the breathless manner of a modern Ouida. The place: Berlin. The...

Milestones: Feb. 7, 1969

Married. Alan Paton, 66, South African author and outspoken critic of his nation's apartheid policies (Cry the Beloved Country); and Anne Hopkins, 41, his...

Milestones: Apr. 9, 1965

Born. To Stefania Sandrelli, 20, sylphlike innocent angel of Seduced and Abandoned; and a lover whom she refuses to identify: a daughter; in Lausanne,...

Books: Short Notices: Mar. 18, 1966

MY BROTHER BRENDAN by Dominic Behan. 159 pages. Simon & Schuster. $4.50. The late Irish playwright Brendan Behan (The Hostage) and his younger, less...

Education: Catch for Chicago

When the University of Chicago's Chancellor Lawrence A. Kimpton submitted his resignation last March, a mighty talent hunt gripped the Midway. Out went letters...

Foreign News: A Lost Lady

Lara was "the purest thing in the world," and "nothing equaled her in spiritual beauty." She was like Russia itself: "martyred, stubborn, extravagant, crazy,...

Education: Science at Oxbridge

The London Times feared that the upstart invasion might unbalance the ancient fortress of classical learning, and one frosty don complained that another...

DEFENSE: Knowledge Is Power

(See Cover) In the uneasy autumn of 1957, the U.S. is reluctantly grasping the full, unwelcome meaning of Russian-made metal objects orbiting around the...